Gattis, who has only played in 102 games this season, owns a stat line of .270/.325/.507.
Uribe owns a nine-game hitting streak with five multi-hit games. He is 15 for 34 during with two home runs during that stretch to sweeten his stat line to .308/.334/.443.
A bulging disk has forced
Freese has raised his average to a season-high .261. He has hit safely in 12 of the last 13 games with 17 hits in 45 at-bats and has slugged three home runs in the last nine games, during which time he has 10 RBI.
De Aza has hit safely in 11 of 12 games and is 16 of 49 during that stretch with two home runs and nine RBI. He has fanned just seven times.
Ballyhooed Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo is far from the only promotion from Triple-A Pawtucket made by the
The team has also brought up left-hander
Don Mattingly has claimed that
Ramirez pinch-hit Tuesday and is not starting Wednesday in Colorado. He has been dealing with an elbow strain.
Morse has been out since Aug. 31 with a strained oblique, but is expected back soon. He will return with a stat line of .280/.338/.477.
A back ailment continues to sideline
Pagan has been sidelined since Sunday and has been limited to 95 games this season.
"Yes, I'm concerned," he said about Perkins' recent drop in velocity. "We're going to talk with him (Wednesday). There's a lot of frustration involved right now. We're going to definitely talk with him and see where we're at and see how he's feeling because he just came off that (neck/shoulder) thing and he's had a couple outings where we think the velocity is down. We just want him to be honest with us and not hurt himself."
Perkins has blown three of his last five save opportunities, including Tuesday night, when he surrendered a three-run homer to Detroit slugger J.D. Martinez in the ninth inning. He has allowed five homers in his last eight appearances and at least one hit in each of his last nine.
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